Valve production in Frankenthal, Germany


Jan Stoop

was a member of the Board of Management from 1 October 2007 to 31 March 2012. He was responsible for Sales and Marketing, Internal Audits and the Business Unit Valves.

Dr. Wolfgang Schmitt

joined the Board of Management on 7 April 2006, and has been Chairman of the Board since 15 December 2006. He is primarily responsible for Finance and Accounting, Controlling, Legal & Compliance, Communications, Strategy and the Business Unit Service. From 1 April 2012, he will also be in charge of the Business Unit Valves.

Dr.-Ing. Peter Buthmann

has been on the Board of Management since 1 January 2007. His main responsibilities include Operations, Human Resources, Central Purchasing, Programme Coordination and the Business Unit Submersible Pumps. He is also Human Resources Director and will take charge of Sales and Marketing on 1 April 2012.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter-Heinz Hellmann

joined the Board of Management on 1 January 2007 and is responsible for Technology, which includes Research, Development and Business Processes (Technology). In addition, he is in charge of the Business Units Single-stage Pumps, Multistage Pumps, and Automation and Drives. From 1 April 2012, he will also be responsible for Internal Audits.